Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Arafura Sea, Gulf of Carpentaria, Indonesia, Indian Ocean;
Principal Investigator(s): David Nichols
Affiliate Investigator(s): Terry Edgar - Reston; Yusuf Djajadihardja - BPPT
Data Type(s): Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Boomer, Seismics: Sparker, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct a north-south high-resolution seismic line from the northern Arafura Sea to the southern-most part of the Gulf of Carpentaria that lies in Indonesian waters to investigate glacially related climate fluctuations in the tropics.
Start Date: 1995-10-20
Start Port/Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
End Date: 1995-10-31
End Port/Location: Merauke, Indonesia
Equipment Used: Water gun (wh), Seismic Engineering streamer, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived: Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Digitalizing computer failed; analog data only. 3 Watergun lines: 765 km.
Staff: David Nichols
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Nichols - seismic specialist.